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  • Chavan Cabinet clears 16 per cent quota for native Marathas June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: In a political masterstroke ahead of the Assembly elections, the Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet on Wednesday gifted the state's Maratha population 16 per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutions. The Maharashtra Cabinet cleared the 16 per cent quota for the native Marathas in the state. It also approved...
  • Bokaro acid attack survivor finally gets a government job February 5, 2014

    Ranchi: Sonali Mukharjee, the acid attack survivor from Bokaro finally got the government job she was promised by Jharkhand government. It was after CNN-IBN had highlighted her plight and initiated a campaign, that help started pouring in for Sonali. But justice still eludes her with her perpetrators still roaming scot-free. Elated on...
  • AAP govt to make all contractual posts permanent January 24, 2014

    All contractual posts in Delhi government will be made permanent, it was announced on Friday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal constituted a high-level committee to formulate policies and guidelines in this regard. In a major relief to over one lakh contractual workers, the government also put a stop on removal of...
  • Married daughters, too, entitled to job on father's death: HC December 7, 2013

    Mumbai: In an important judgement, the Bombay High Court has ruled that a married daughter is equally entitled to a government job on compassionate grounds on father's demise. Giving job to unmarried daughters of government servants but denying the same benefit to married daughters violates the right to equality, equality of...
  • Maharashtra: Government panel recommends 8 pc reservations in jobs October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A government appointed panel on Tuesday has recommended 8 per cent reservation for Muslims in government jobs, education and housing in Maharashtra. The Mehmood Ur Rahman Committee formed five years ago to look into the social, economic and educational backwardness of Muslims in Maharashtra has submitted its report to Chief...
  • Kerala: Knowledge of Malayalam language made compulsory for jobs October 17, 2013

    Kerala cabinet, on Thursday, decided to make proficiency in Malayalam language a must for getting jobs in government services in the state. Necessary changes in this regard would be brought in the Kerala Service Rules, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters. As per the decision, candidates who have not studied Malayalam upto...
  • Sodomy case: MP High Court grants bail to former state finance minister Raghavji August 13, 2013

    Jabalpur: Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday granted bail to former state finance minister Raghavji, arrested on sodomy charges. The bail was granted by the court of Justice TK Kaushal on the grounds of old age and health condition, advocate Raghvendra Singh Raghuvanshi said. "The bail...
  • UP: Allahabad HC hearing on UPPSC quota today July 22, 2013

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court is set to hear the case involving quota in Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) on Monday. Heavy security have been deployed as protests are expected. All schools in Allahabad have also been closed for two days. Recently the UPPSC had decided to open up...
  • Karnataka: Rs 1 crore for government jobs, allege toppers June 12, 2013

    Bangalore: A crore or more for a government job - that's the going rate in Karnataka. In March 2013, Dr HPS Mythri got a high rank in the recruitment exam for the Karnataka Administrative Service. She was confident of a top job until she went for her personality test. Dr Mythri...
  • Ineligibility rule for discouraging child marriage dropped April 25, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday decided to change the rule which makes those getting married before attaining the required age ineligible for government job. The decision was taken by the state cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal. "Child-marriage is arranged by the...
  • Rajya Sabha to vote on quota bill on Monday December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Voices of dissent within the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party over the controversial bill providing reservation to SCs/STs in promotions in government jobs became audible on Sunday. This a day before the Rajya Sabha would vote on the bill. Despite a whip from the BJP's central leadership...
  • Quota bill to divert attention from coal scam: BJP September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday accused the Government of bringing the Bill providing for quota for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotions in government jobs to divert attention from Coalgate. BJP leaders insisted that the party has always stood for social justice and espoused the cause of SCs/STs and...
  • News 360: Cabinet clears promotion quota for SC/ST govt employees September 4, 2012

    Even as Parliament failed to function normally for the 10th day on Tuesday as the BJP kept of demanding PM's resignation over coal blocks allocation, the Union Cabinet cleared the SC/ST Quota in Job Promotions Bill. ...
  • Respite for UPA as Cabinet clears SC/ST Quota Bill September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Cornered by the Opposition particularly the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on coal blocks allocation, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance came with a trump card in the form of a Bill which provides for reservation to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government job promotions. Even...
  • SC/ST quota bill: Mayawati seeks BJP support September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With the Cabinet clearing a bill to provide reservation in promotion to SC/STs in government jobs, BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday met top BJP leaders seeking their support for its passage in the current session of Parliament. Mayawati along with her party colleague Satish Chandra Mishra met Leader of...
  • SC/ST Quota Bill not a political googly: Salman Khurshid September 4, 2012

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the SC/ST Quota Bill was an honest attempt by the Centre and not a political googly. ...
  • SC/ST Quota Bill: BSP's struggle has borne fruit, says Mayawati September 4, 2012

    The Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the SC/ST Quota envisaging reservations in promotions in government jobs. ...
  • Cabinet clears SC/ST quota in job promotions September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Tuesday cleared a Bill which provides for reservation to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government job promotions. The government will introduce the Bill in Parliament on Wednesday or Thursday. Congress's new-found ally, the Samajwadi Party had earlier lashed out at the Centre...
  • Will reservation in promotions affect the quality of governance? August 22, 2012

    The Centre is planning to amend the Constitution to allow reservation in promotions in government jobs. ...
  • Uttarakhand Cabinet increases age limit for jobs August 21, 2012

    Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Cabinet on Tuesday increased the maximum age limit to 40 years for government jobs in the state and approved a policy to carry out projects in partnership with private companies. A meeting of the Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, decided to provide 50 per cent reservation...
  • SC/ST Quota Bill: CPM supports reservation, says D Raja August 21, 2012

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to brief UPA allies at noon today on the proposed bill for quota-based promotions for SC/ST candidates in government posts. ...
  • SC/ST Quota Bill: All-party meet at 6 pm today August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The government will hold an all-party meet on Tuesday evening at 6 pm to discuss the SC/ST Quota Bill, which envisages quota-based promotions for SC/ST candidates in government jobs. The Bill will be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Finance Minister P Chidambaram is expected to brief...
  • PM calls all-party meet on SC/ST Bill on Aug 21 August 9, 2012

    The Supreme Court earlier rejected Mayawati demand for quota for promotion of SCs and STs in government jobs in UP. ...
  • SC/ST promotion quota bill in govt jobs on Aug 22 August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: After repeated adjournments in Rajya Sabha and turmoil in Lok Sabha, the government on Thursday agreed to members' demand for bringing a Constitution amendment bill for reservation in promotion of SCs and STs in state jobs. Minister of State for PMO V Narayansamy informed the Upper House that a...
  • Intelligence Bureau (IB) recruitment 2012: apply here August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has started inviting online applications from candidates willing to sit for the examination for appointment of Assistant Central Intelligence Officers (ACIOs) in its Intelligence Bureau (IB) 2012. Willing candidates may log on to https://www.onlinesubmit.in/mha/ to register themselves and apply. Up to 750 positions...
  • 'Not possible to provide govt jobs to everyone' March 24, 2012

    Jammu: A Jammu and Kashmir minister on Saturday said it was not possible to provide everyone with a government job, and educated unemployed youth should set up their own income generating units. "It is not possible to provide government jobs to everyone," minister for sheep and animal husbandry Aga Syed Ruhullah...
  • Core group to decide future strategy: Jat leader March 11, 2012

    Jeetu, a Jat leader, said on Sunday that first, a funeral ceremony will be organised for one of the men who was killed during the agitation, and then a core group meet will be held to decide on future strategy. ...
  • Haryana: Jats, govt strike deal, stir called off March 11, 2012

    Hisar: The Jat stir was called off on Sunday after the protesters reached a compromise with the Haryana government late on Saturday night, with the latter assuring the release of its leaders arrested during the three-week agitation in Hisar over their demand for reservation in government jobs under the OBC...
  • Jat protests: Haryana govt not to release leaders March 9, 2012

    Hisar: The Haryana government on Friday refused to release the Jat leaders and protesters who were arrested in various incidents and arsons over the past week. The Jat agitators have been demanding quota in government jobs. However, the government said there was no agreement with Jats on the issue and...
  • DMK's politics: Study in Tamil, get job July 13, 2010

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has taken Tamil politics to another level. After gold rings for babies with Tamil names and Tamil sign boards across the city, Chief Minister Karunanidhi is now promising government jobs to all those who study Tamil. For 34-year-old Pethru, getting a government job was a dream...